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August 23, 2009


FFF Results Post #177 -- Sing

On Friday, I asked CR readers to "Name Five Songs You'd Like to See Turned into Comic Stories and Your Artist of Choice." This is how they responded.

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Mark Coale

1. "Dedicated Follower of Fashion," The Kinks -- Chynna Clugston-Flores
2. "Up the Junction," Squeeze -- Jamie Rich/Joelle Jones
3. "Enola Gay," OMD -- Russ Heath
4. "Tessie," Dropkick Murphys -- Kurt Busiek/Mark Bagley
5. "Mr. Garfield," Johnny Cash -- John Cassaday

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Tom Spurgeon

1. "Breakfast In Bed," Dusty Springfield -- Carol Tyler
2. "Singring and the Glass Guitar," Utopia -- Kaz Strzepek
3. "Just One Of Those Things," Cole Porter -- Darwyn Cooke
4. "The Piano Has Been Drinking," Tom Waits -- Doug Allen
5. "Under The Cherry Moon," Prince -- Walt Holcombe

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Michael Grabowski

1. "It's The End Of The World As We Know It," REM -- Gary Panter
2. "Fingertips," They Might Be Giants -- Ron Rege, Jr.
3. "Let's Pretend We're Married," Prince -- Gilbert Hernandez
4. "DMSR," Prince -- Jaime Hernandez
5. "I'm Gonna Be (500 Miles)," The Proclaimers -- James Kochalka

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Mark McMurray

1. "Holland, 1945," Neutral Milk Hotel -- Steve Ditko
2. "Gene Autry," Beulah -- David Mazzucchelli
3. "New Cobweb Summer," Lambchop -- Chester Brown
4. "Package Thief," Superchunk -- Steve Bissette
5. "California," Joni Mitchell -- R. Crumb

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Michael May

1. "Take on Me," a-ha -- Tatsuo Yoshida
2. "Voices Carry," 'Til Tuesday -- Colleen Coover
3. "Sixteen Tons," Tennessee Ernie Ford -- Eric Powell
4. "The Wanderer," U2 featuring Johnny Cash -- Darwyn Cooke
5. "One Night in Bangkok," Murray Head -- Mike Mignola

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Grant Goggans

1. "Two-Headed Boy," Neutral Milk Hotel -- D'Israeli
2. "A Song for Europe," Roxy Music -- John Wagner/Alan Grant/Ian Gibson
3. "Spies Like Us," Paul McCartney -- Fred Hembeck
4. "Tiny Feet," The Heart Throbs -- Seth
5. "International Rescue," Fuzzbox -- Akira Toriyama

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Gary Usher

1. "I Ain't the One," Jessi Colter/Waylon Jennings -- Jessica Abel/Matt Madden
2. "Luchenbach, TX," Waylon -- Jaime Hernandez
3. "How Far To Little Rock?" The Stanley Brothers -- Johnny Ryan
4. "Superman," Donna Fargo -- Fred Hembeck
5 "I Got the Hoss," Mel Tillis -- Bob Boze Bell

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Buzz Dixon

1. "Raspberry Beret," Prince -- Vaughn Bode'
2. "I Would Do Anything For Love (But I Won't Do That)," Meatloaf -- Frank Miller
3. "The Ballad of Davy Crockett," Fess Parker -- Frank Frazetta
4. "I Kissed A Girl," Jill Sobule -- Erika Moen
5. "Nessun Dorma," Luciano Pavarotti -- Jack Kirby

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Sean Kleefeld

1. "Cygnus X-1," Rush -- John Severin
2. "The Lamb Lies Down on Broadway," (entire album), Genesis -- Steve Ditko
3. "Locomotive Breath," Jethro Tull -- Ben Templesmith
4. "Istanbul (Not Constantinople)," They Might Be Giants -- Roger Langridge
5. "Existential Blues," Tom Stankus -- Kevin Cannon

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Fabio Antibas

1. "The KKK Took My Baby Away," The Ramones -- Peter Bagge
2. "We Suck Young Blood," Radiohead -- Gabrielle Bell
3. "Gouge Away," Pixies -- Simon Bisley
4. "Set the Controls to The Heart of The Sun," Pink Floyd -- Jack Kirby
5. "Fairies Wear Boots," Black Sabbath -- Sam Kieth

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Ben Towle

1. "Cocaine Blues," W. A. Nichol's Western Aces -- Jack Jackson
2. "Tom Joad," Woodie Guthrie -- James Sturm
3. The rap from "Rapture," Blondie -- Jim Woodring
4. "Only Skin," Joanna Newsom -- Dame Darcy
5. "Shut Down," The Beach Boys -- Peter Bagge

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Mark Mayerson

1. "(The Man Who Shot) Liberty Valance," Gene Pitney -- Jack Kirby
2. "Rudolph the Red Nosed Reindeer," Gene Autry -- Walt Kelly
3. "They're Coming to Take Me Away, Ha-Haaa," Napoleon XIV -- Steve Ditko
4. "The Monster Mash," Bobby Pickett -- Dick Briefer
5. "Yellow Polka Dot Bikini," Brian Hyland -- Owen Fitzgerald

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Douglas Mullins

1. "Spillane." John Zorn -- Al Columbia
2. "Girl/Boy Song," Aphex Twin -- Tom K
3. "Bassism," Sun Ra -- Frank Santoro
4. "Murder in the Red Barn," Tom Waits -- Richard Corben
5. "I against I," Bad Brains -- Jaime Hernandez

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Adam Casey

1. "Kentucky Rain" Elvis Presley -- Jeff Lemire
2. "Harper Valley PTA" Jeanie C. Riley -- Gilbert Hernandez
3. "Racing In The Streets" Bruce Springsteen -- Sean Phillips
4. "White Lightning" George Jones -- Darwyn Cooke
5. "Fight for Your Right" Beastie Boys -- Johnny Ryan

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Justin J. Major

1. "Race for the Prize," The Flaming Lips -- Chris Ware
2. "Iron Man," Black Sabbath -- 4th World Era Jack Kirby
3. "Kerosene," The Bottle Rockets -- Gilbert Hernandez
4. "Midnight Rider," The Allman Brothers -- Jean Giraud
5. "Black Steel in the Hour of Chaos," Public Enemy -- Steve Ditko

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Ben Ostrander

1. "Streets of Laredo," Marty Robbins -- Jordi Bernet
2. "Closing Time," Leonard Cohen -- Moebius
3. "You Can Call Me Al," Paul Simon -- Crumb
4. "The Boxer," Simon & Garfunkel -- Hugo Pratt
5. "A Boy Named Sue," Johnny Cash -- Frank Miller

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Michael Dooley

1. "Wolverton Mountain," Claude King -- Basil Wolverton
2. "Jackson," Johnny Cash & June Carter -- Jack Jackson
3. "King of the Road," Roger Miller -- Frank King
4. "I Wonder Where You Are Tonight," Hank Snow -- Chris Ware
5. "The Box it Came In," Wanda Jackson -- Jack Kamen

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Fred Hembeck

1. "Me And My Monkey," Robbie Williams -- Carmine Infantino/Joe Giella
2. "Timothy," The Buoys -- Johnny Craig
3. "Pleasant Valley Sunday," The Monkees -- Al Wiseman
4. "Rocky Racoon," The Beatles -- Nick Cardy
5. "Charlie Brown," The Coasters -- Charles Schulz

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Wayne Blackledge

1. ''Mothership Connection," Parliament -- Jack Kirby
2. "Mack The Knife" (any version) -- Chester Gould
3. "Mongoloid," Devo -- Charles Burns
4. "Wichita Lineman," Glen Campbell -- Joe Kubert
5. "King Bee," Slim Harpo -- Will Elder

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Marc Arsenault

1. "Daydreamin' ," Lupe Fiasco -- Paul Pope
2. "Teenage Dirtbag," Wheatus -- Shawn Kerri
3. "Wichita Lineman," Glen Cambell -- John Porcellino (have sneaking suspicion this has already happened)
4. "Chelsea Dagger," The Fratellis -- Fawn Gehweiler
5. "Time To Pretend," MGMT -- Bill Sienkiewicz

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Marc Sobel

1. "Lucy in the Sky with Diamonds," Beatles -- Winsor McCay
2. "Hurricane," Bob Dylan -- Chris Ware
3. "Warm Beer and Cold Women," Tom Waits -- Sean Phillips
4. "Karma Police," Radiohead -- Paul Pope
5. "Mojo Pin," Jeff Buckley -- Dave McKean

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Wesley Osam

1. "A Hard Rain's A-Gonna Fall," Bob Dylan -- Jim Woodring
2. "Fish & Bird," Tom Waits -- Tony Millionaire
3. "American Without Tears," Elvis Costello -- Carol Tyler
4. "The Rake's Song," The Decemberists -- Edward Gorey
5. "Oh! You Pretty Things," David Bowie -- Jack Kirby

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Christopher Duffy

1. "Fancy (Don't Let Me Down)," Reba McIntyre -- Maurice Vellekoop
2. "Destination: Venus," The Rezillos -- Jaime Hernandez
3. "Marie Provost," Nick Lowe -- Rick Geary
4. "The Great Big Dog," Laurie Berkner -- Karl Kerschl
5. "Just a Friend," Biz Markie -- Laura Park

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Kristy Valenti

1. "Doris Daytheearthstoodstill," Future Bible Heroes -- Jack Kamen
2. "Leather and Lace," Nancy Sinatra and Lee Hazelwood -- Matt Baker
3. "Calculator," Micachu and the Shapes -- Jason Shiga
4. "Pollen," Mirah -- Colleen Coover
5. "No Guilt," The Waitresses -- Jaime Hernandez

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Trevor Ashfield

1. "Living on a Prayer," Bon Jovi -- Jack Kirby
2. "Walking on Sunshine," Katrina and the Waves -- Brian Lee O'Malley
3. "Something Cool," Anita O'Day -- Dupuy/Berberian
4. "The Streak," Ray Stevens -- Roger Langridge
5. "Outskirts," James McMurtry -- Bill Sienkewicz

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Danny Ceballos

1. "Chimes of Freedom," Bob Dylan -- Darryl Cunningham
2. "I Know," Fiona Apple -- John Porcellino
3. "These Arms of Mine," Otis Redding -- Lynda Barry
4. "No Aloha," The Breeders -- Lilli Carre
5. "The Last Time I Saw Richard," Joni Mitchell -- Seth

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Matthew Craig

1. "Down Down," Stauts Quo -- Dean Haspiel
2. "Mama Weer All Crazee Now," Slade -- Hunt Emerson
3. "I'd Do Anything for Love (But I Won't Do That)," Meat Loaf -- Chip Zdarsky
4. "Theme From Spider-Man," Paul Francis Webster & Robert "Bob" Harris -- Jim Mahfood
5. "Flash," Queen -- Tony Millionaire

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Skipper Pickle

1. "Tapestry," Carole King -- Charles Vess
2. "Horrendous Disc," Daniel Amos -- Gabriel Ba
3. "Red Barchetta," Rush -- Bruce Timm
4. "Telegraph Road," Dire Straits -- Cameron Stewart
5. "And Dream of Sheep," Kate Bush -- Linda Medley

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Sean T. Collins

1. "Silent Shout," The Knife -- Charles Burns
2. "Juanita/Kiteless/To Dream of Love," Underworld -- Grant Morrison/Frank Quitely
3. "Strawberry Fields Forever," The Beatles -- Jim Woodring
4. "Search and Destroy," Iggy & the Stooges -- Jaime Hernandez
5. "Duel of the Iron Mic," GZA/Genius -- Rafael Grampa

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Stergios Botzakis

1. "He Came Back," Mighty Mighty Bosstones -- Evan Dorkin
2. "Big Iron," Marty Robbins -- Tim Truman
3. "Creeping Death," Metallica -- Simon Bisley
4. "California Girls," Beach Boys -- Jaime Hernandez
5. "Me and My Monkey," Robbie Williams -- Philip Bond

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Frank Santoro

1. "New York," Sex Pistols -- Kaz
2. "Forming," The Germs -- Gary Panter
3. "Knowledge," Operation Ivy -- Bobby Madness
4. "Ugly," Fishbone -- Kyle Baker
5. "Rat Race," Specials -- Evan Dorkin

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Jamie Coville

1. "Thunder Road," Bruce Springsteen -- Ennis/Dillion
2. "You Can't Do That," Beatles -- Bryan Lee O'Malley
3. "Indiana Wants Me," R. Dean Taylor -- Brubaker/Epting
4. "Hollywood Nights," Bob Seger -- Darywn Cooke
5. "Hey, Hey What Can I Do," Led Zeppelin -- Cameron Stewart

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Michael DeForge

1. "Excuse Me, But I've Got Someone to Kill," Johnny Paycheck -- Jose Munoz
2. "She Brakes for Rainbows," The B'52s -- Jay Stephens
3. "There Stands the Glass," Webb Pierce -- Drew Friedman
4. "Sandy," The Country Teasers -- Tim Lane
5. "Nobody Loves You When You're Old and Gay," Dead Fingers Talk -- Ivan Brunetti

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Jamie S. Rich

1. "All This Useless Beauty," Elvis Costello & the Attractions -- Matt Wagner
2. "Happiest Girl," Depeche Mode -- Ross Campbell
3. "Somebody Got Murdered," The Clash -- Naoki Urasawa
4. "Twilight," Antony & the Johnsons -- Craig Thompson
5. "Tea for the Tillerman," Cat Stevens -- Joelle Jones

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John Burgess

1. "I Wish I Had A Girl That Walked Like That," Henry Lee Summer -- Rob Liefeld
2. "Ballad Of The Green Berets," Barry Sadler -- Tony Millionaire
3. "We Are The World," Lots Of People -- Henriette Valium
4. "Pfft, You Was Gone" Archie Campbell And Dan Tapp -- Dupuy/Berberian
5. "Summer Lovin'," John Travolta and Olivia Newton-John -- Mark Beyer

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Charles Brownstein

1. "Aces High," Iron Maiden -- Garth Ennis/Alex Toth
2. "Caboose," Johnny Dowd -- R. Crumb
3. "Kaw-Liga," Hank Williams -- Theo Ellsworth
4. "Altar of Sacrifice," Slayer -- Tom Neely
5. "Werewolves of London," Warren Zevon -- Lisa Hanawalt

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Johnny Bacardi

1. "Kiko and the Lavender Moon," Los Lobos -- Jaime Hernandez
2. "E.T.I. (Extra Terrestrial Intelligence)," Blue Oyster Cult -- Mike Allred
3. "Northern Sky," Nick Drake -- Paul Pope
4. "Life Itself," George Harrison -- Brendan McCarthy
5. "Queen of the Hours," Electric Light Orchestra -- Mike Kaluta

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Uriel A. Duran

1) "The Lion Sleeps Tonight," The Tokens -- Bill Sienkiewicz
2) "Sweat," Oingo Boingo -- Kristian Donaldson
3) "Alone, Jealous and Stoned," Secret Machines -- Jhonen Vasquez
4) "Hyper-Ballad," Bjork -- Sonny Liew
5) "25 Minutes To Go." Johnny Cash -- Francesco Francavilla

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Andrew Horton

1. "Batman Theme," Neil Hefti -- Grant Morrison/Frank Quitely
2. "Spiderman Theme," Paul Webster/Robert Harris -- Stan Lee/Steve Ditko
3. "Everything's Archie," Neil Brian Goldberg -- Don DeCarlo
4. "Spread Your Evil Wings And Fly," James Kochalka -- Alan Moore
5. "March of the Sinister Ducks," Alan Moore -- James Kochalka

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Rob Clough

1. "Mothership Connection," by Parliament -- Kyle Baker
2. "Sympathy For the Devil," by the Rolling Stones -- Joe Sacco
3. "Don't Worry (If There's Hell Below, We're All Gonna Go)," by Curtis Mayfield -- David B
4. "Lily, Rosemary and the Jack of Hearts," by Bob Dylan -- Chris Blain
5. "Thankful 'N Thoughtful," by Sly & The Family Stone -- Dean Haspiel

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Andrew Mansell

1. "One for My Baby (And One More For The Road)," Frank Sinatra -- Seth
2. "City of New Orleans," Arlo Guthrie -- Harold Gray
3. "Crossroads," Robert Johnson -- Robert Crumb
4. "Puff the Magic Dragon," Peter, Paul & Mary -- Walt Kelly
5. "Raised on Robbery," Joni Mitchell -- Jessica Abel

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Jeffrey Meyer

1. "Strange Fruit," Billie Holiday -- Johnny Ryan
2. "Nazi Rock," Serge Gainsbourg -- Art Spiegelman
3. "Hot Fudge," Anal Magic & Rev. Dwight Frizzell -- Jeffrey Brown
4. "Baby Baby Please (Just a Little More Head)," 2 Live Crew -- Adrian Tomine
5. "Somebody Come and Play (Sesame Street)," Joe Raposo -- Al Columbia

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Sam Humphries

1. "Robot Rock," Daft Punk -- Moebius
2. "She's Your Lover Now," Bob Dylan -- Jeffrey Brown
3. "White Light Generation," Ladytron -- Ai Yakazawa
4. "Can't Hardly Wait," The Replacements -- Julie Doucet
5. "Love Will Tear Us Apart," Joy Division -- Walter Simonson

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